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The body of Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri lies beneath a shroud at his home on December 20, 2009 in Qom, Iran. Ayatollah Montazeri, a senior Shiite cleric who was critical of the hard-line Islamic regime, died today at the age of 87. Earlier coverage here and here. By Getty Images.